Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bars with Cinnamon Drizzle

Today's slow-cooker-friendly recipe is brought to you by the fact that I am sick and tired of turning on the oven and roasting myself out of the kitchen. It's almost September for crying out loud, and as a kid, September meant it was time for the weather to cool the eff down. I don't know if it's because I grew up in the midwest and I'm now in the middle of the western desert … [Read more...]

All-Natural Whiskey Sour

All-Natural Whiskey Sour - a favorite cocktail with no added sugar or sweet & sour mix

Don't you just hate those days where every single little thing that could go wrong does actually go wrong? Let me just make you a list of a few things that took place this last Tuesday: My coffee tasted burnt (should've known the day would be shit from that moment on) I spent 45 minutes creating a video only to find that the entire time, I was out of focus. Take 2 on … [Read more...]

No-Bake Tropical Granola Bar Bites

No-Bake Tropical Granola Bar Bites - Great for healthy after school snacks or on the go.

This time of year is tricky.On one hand, I can't wait for all things pumpkin. Fall leaves. Halloween. Leggings & Boots. Scarves. Bring it on.But then there's the fact that I'm holding on to that last string of summer. Lake life. Sun. Cocktails by the pool. Long days. Late nights. Oh I'm going to miss it all so much.With every change of season comes changes in my habits. In … [Read more...]

Southwestern Sweet Potato Waffles

Well, it certainly is that time of year, isn't it? School hasn't quite started for us yet, but I'm already feeling the pressure of a busy schedule upon us.Just this week we had a parent meeting with my son's new teacher. Another night we were out and about getting some last-minute school shopping done. Another night we were at the school again for back-to-school night. My … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Actually Feel Good During That Time of the Month

I’m sharing #Always in my life as part of an Always  sponsored series for Socialstars™ #ad #RewriteTheRulesYup, we are absolutely 100% going there today.We're talking about girl stuff. The stuff that always gets talked about behind closed doors. The stuff we whisper under our breath. The stuff we often just don't talk about it at all because for whatever reason, it's become … [Read more...]